HELPING LEARNERS USE CHUNKS COMMUNICATIVELY

 

In this video we talk about how we can help our students use chunks communicatively - we share 4 ideas that have worked well for us in the classroom. We’re using an interactive video quiz in one of our ideas, which you can find here.

Enjoy!

Anna Csíky

iSLCollective teacher trainer

Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Simple Past (regular and irregular verbs). Gap filling, multiple choice and making sentences
Scene summary:
A new is brought home and the dog doesn't like it at all at first. But then something happens ...
Video length: 7 minutes 46 seconds
Lesson type: Grammar practice
Student types:
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Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2020-05-10, 17:19:29 (GMT+1)
About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) There _____ many pictures of the dog

  • was
  • were
  • wasn't
  • weren't

2) The doorbel __________

  • ringed
  • rung
  • rang

3)

Put the words in order: There the box was robot a in

4) The man ____(put)the robot on the floor

Fill the gap: The man ________________________ the robot on the floor

5) The robot ... everything in green

  • seed
  • saw
  • seen

6) The woman ...... some dog food

  • droped
  • drop
  • dropped

7) The robot ___________all day

  • cleaned
  • cleanned
  • didn't cleaned

8) There ________(be) a storm at night

Fill the gap: There ________________________ a storm at night

9) The robot ________mad

  • goed
  • went
  • gone

10) Then sun ___________ out

  • come
  • comed
  • came

11) The dog ________(eat) some food

  • ate
  • eated
  • eaten

12) The dog _______ the robot to pick up its food

  • wanted
  • didn't want
  • didn't wanted

13) They __________(fly) over the floor

  • flied
  • flew
  • not flied

14) The robot ______ out of battery

  • runned
  • ran
  • runed

15) The robot ________ working

  • stoped
  • didn't stoped
  • stopped

16) The dog ________ the robbot

  • helped
  • helpped
  • helpt

Lesson plan

Pre-tasks

1. Do pets like appliances? (brief debate)

About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

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mrschickens
2020-05-27 10:55:04
This is brilliant, thanks!